Incendia is a structure strategically placed amid the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) Hulaween’s Spirit Lake art and music area. Surrounded by dozens of art installations, it’s a structure uniquely built, with jet-black domes measuring 10 feet by 20 feet with sharp metal silver plates and fire coming from all angles. It is a commanding force that changes year to year.
Mayer teased in to Paul Simon’s “You Can Call Me Al” which was almost immediately noticed by bassist Oteil Burbridge. They captured the essence of a jam band and went full bore with the very unexpected blend.
For as long as I can remember I have been called an “old soul,” or told I was born in the wrong decade. I have spent countless years listening to bands that I am too young to have ever seen live, and I live by Grateful Dead mottoes as if they are a foundation for my life.
For music-loving parents, bringing kids to their first festival is equivalent to others taking their child to Disney World for the first time. Parents experience the magic of the festival through their children’s eyes, sharing in the innocent and immense enthusiasm of a child.